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ACT EXCLUSIVE: Industry’s first Crane Safety Research Lab
The Texas A&M University Crane Safety Research Laboratory will be a first for academia and the crane industry.
Joel Dandrea discusses severe weather prep
It’s time to make storm and disaster preparedness a priority.
How does workforce diversity impact workplace safety in the crane and specialized transport sector?
Joel Dandrea, SC&RA CEO looka at how diversity impacts safety culture
Registration open for NCCCO Industry Forum
The hybrid educational event will be held October 20, 2022.
Hong Kong tower crane collapse kills 3 injures 6
Government labour department investigating luffing jib tower crane collapse
A guide to spreader beam application and construction
Matt Kral discusses the nine things you may have forgotten about spreader beams.
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
Crane industry responds to “unworkable” new EU regulations
Crane industry brands parts of the new EU Machinery Regulations as “completely unworkable”
What is the focus of the NCCCO Foundation Industry Forum?
The Forum is scheduled for October 20, 2022 as a hybrid event to be held in person in Phoenix, AZ well as via Zoom.
SC&RF names 2022 scholarship winners
The Foundation has announced recipients of its collegiate scholarship program and vocational/technical scholarships.
The importance of substance abuse testing
Your testing program is a pivotal piece to your success.
Liebherr expands crane operator training
Manufacturer to run additional CPCS and IPAF-accredited courses for crawler crane operators 
Controversy over Skanska loader crane ban
Industry association warns of far-reaching consequences for contractor’s hydraulic truck loader crane ban
T.J. Cantwell to lead NCCCO Foundation
Cantwell will take over from current chief executive, Graham Brent, on August 1. 
Act now on ICSA crane safety guidance
Association director calls for crane industry to act on new ICSA safety guidance
The importance of weight accuracy in lift planning
Geoffrey H. Goldberg discusses the critical value of knowing the weight of a load you are planning to lift.
CM Labs unveils Mobile Training Center for North America
The gooseneck trailer comes in 24-foot and 34-foot lengths and accommodates one or two Vortex simulators from CM Labs.
50% of construction workers have seen ‘obvious discrimination’
New report reveals that the depth of discrimination issues in the construction industry 
How can construction attract new workers?
Construction needs to be proactive in its understanding of modern workers, writes Joel Dandrea, SC&RA chief executive officer
CCO exams will transition to digital by 2024
CCO unveiled its technology initiative to move all written exams to the computer through the introduction of a new test administration modality known as Event Online Testing (EOT). 
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